If you're buying a beach umbrella, tent, sun hat or similar item, choose something red, blue, violet, lavender or pink. A recent study of identical fabrics in different colors reveals that these hues filter the most UV rays, according to the journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. The worst performing colors were yellow and white. You can launder with RIT SunGuard that will give your favorite cover-up a 30 SPF UV-Protective coating that lasts 20 washings.
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I plan out everything I do, chores, homework, workout, cooking and so on, including what I'm going to eat. I do better when I know what I'm supposed to be doing. I right out the week every Sunday, tape in appt. cards, work everything around work and don't be so strickt I don't leave time for friends.
It helps to color in your time slots, makes it easier to read in a hurry
One recent discovery is: I eat when I'm tired - night time being the most intense. When I listen to my body saying "tired" and go to bed, I avoid the added calorie intake and get a decent night's sleep.102
Getting enough sleep at night helps avoid "tired" during the next day, which also prevents snacking.
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